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Would-be gunman launched into Trump tirade before shooting Would-be gunman launched into Trump tirade before shooting
- June 22, 2017

But Fox News reported that it had not confirmed any names on the list. According to investigators, while James Hodgkinson was firing at members of Congress Wednesday morning he was carrying a handwritten list in his pocket with names of several Republican congressman. (more...)
UK to double length of next Parliament to deal with Brexit UK to double length of next Parliament to deal with Brexit
- June 22, 2017

Nor was there a mention of President Donald Trump's previously announced, but as yet unscheduled state visit . But Downing Street confirmed that the invitation to Mr Trump stands and said it did not feature because a date is yet to be fixed. (more...)
Bill Cosby's Sexual Assault Case Ends in a Mistrial After Jury Deadlocks Bill Cosby's Sexual Assault Case Ends in a Mistrial After Jury Deadlocks
- June 20, 2017

Jurors continued their work a day after telling the judge they were unable to reach agreement on a unanimous verdict. - The dozen jurors in the Bill Cosby sexual assault trial spanned a diverse demographic range: white men in their 20s and 30s, middle-aged African Americans, elderly white women. (more...)
Sean Spicer might be leaving White House podium Sean Spicer might be leaving White House podium
- June 20, 2017

When President Trump was inaugurated in January, Spicer was running the communications team and serving as press secretary. The daily briefings from the White House podium were frequently broadcast live on the major cable news networks and his combative back-and-forths with reporters soon earned him a lampooning on NBC's " Saturday Night Live ", where actress Melissa McCarthy's portrayal of him has become a national sensation. (more...)
Sphero's new Spider-Man toy is like an overly chatty camp counselor
- June 18, 2017

From a technical standpoint, what's really cool about the toy is that it shouldn't worry parents. A different beast altogether, Sphero's Spider-Man uses sensors, an app, and Bluetooth to "sense" what's going on, creating what is basically a Spider-Man themed variation of an augmented reality game with a physical counterpart, telling you what's around, encouraging you to fight the bad guys, and basically using an app made for both iPhone and Android to have fun with Spider-Man. (more...)
Director John Avildsen dies at 81; won Oscar for 'Rocky' Director John Avildsen dies at 81; won Oscar for 'Rocky'
- June 17, 2017

After serving in the military, he made industrial films for companies and worked as an assistant to directors, including Otto Preminger before directing his first film in 1969, Turn On to Love . He did not direct any of the sequels that followed but returned for Rocky V in 1990. He received an Oscar nomination in 1983 for his documentary short film Traveling Hopefully . (more...)
Georgia inmates accused of killing corrections officers caught in Tennessee
- June 16, 2017

Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills said he doesn't know how the inmates were able to overpower the officers and kill them. "These are risky, seriously unsafe, vicious hoodlums". Baldwin State Prison transfer sergeants Christopher Monica and Curtis Billue were slain. According to CNN , Sills said the truck was ditched in Moore County in Tennessee and the two apparently stole a auto, which they drove to a house in Bedford County. (more...)
Attorney General Sessions' Testimony To Senate Panel Will Be Public
- June 13, 2017

Senate committee last week . Senators on that committee are expected to question Sessions about his meetings with Russians - a topic that has come under increased scrutiny amid investigations into Russian meddling in the USA presidential election. (more...)
Wonder Woman Director Patty Jenkins Would Love To Do A Superman Movie
- June 12, 2017

After breaking the $100 million mark in its first weekend, " Wonder Woman " was hailed as a victory for not only Jenkins and Gadot, but for women and girls everywhere. Gadot has spoken publicly about her time in the Israeli military. "She is the version of feminism that we need at that time". It appears that The Mummy reboot may be cursed from the start, failing to impress at the weekend box office, and proving no match for Diana Prince and the Amazons in Patty Jenkins' DCEU film, ... (more...)
Maryland, DC to sue Trump over 'disregard for' the Constitution Maryland, DC to sue Trump over 'disregard for' the Constitution
- June 12, 2017

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh and D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine said they will make a formal statement Monday afternoon. The lawsuit, potentially historically unique, focuses on payments and benefits to Trump's businesses from foreign governments and the president's failure to keep promises to separate public and private business, the report said. (more...)
Philippine marines killed in fighting with militants Philippine marines killed in fighting with militants
- June 10, 2017

The Philippines is majority Christian, but Mindanao has a significant population of Muslims and Marawi City is overwhelmingly Muslim. "There was an intense, house-to-house fire fight between the marines and the local terrorist group", Jo-Ar Herrera, army spokesman, told a televised press conference. (more...)
Bill Maher apologises for N-word slur: 'I did a bad thing' Bill Maher apologises for N-word slur: 'I did a bad thing'
- June 10, 2017

A week after he came under fire for using a racial slur on the air during his HBO talk show , Real Time , Bill Maher apologized and reflected on the comment. Bill Maher is shown at the Chicago Theatre on May 6 in Chicago. "You've got a lot of black jokes, you do. sometimes you sound like a redneck trucker". (more...)
Manchester United set to confirm Zlatan Ibrahimovic's exit from Old Trafford Manchester United set to confirm Zlatan Ibrahimovic's exit from Old Trafford
- June 09, 2017

The Swedish global signed on a one-year deal last season with the option of a second, but it is being reported that he will need to find a new club or retire. Ibrahimovic scored 28 goals for United and became hugely popular among the supporters but, at 35, he is not expected to be kept on with manager Jose Mourinho looking at recruiting a new first-choice "number 9" - Daily Telegraph . (more...)
Apple unveils an Amazon Echo competitor Apple unveils an Amazon Echo competitor
- June 09, 2017

The centerpiece unveiling at Monday's WWDC keynote presentation, the Home Pod is a predictably good looking and well designed device, and Apple CEO Tim Cook says, for one thing, the sound quality for music is going to blow everyone away. (more...)
America's Cup race conditions were within safe limits America's Cup race conditions were within safe limits
- June 08, 2017

THE FIRST day of the Louis Vuitton America's Cup play-off semi finals kicked off on the Great Sound in Bermuda with flawless sailing conditions. The mayhem came a day after Ainslie was forced to retire from two races because of serious damage to his wing sail. (more...)
Ariana Grande Resumes 'Dangerous Woman' Tour in Paris
- June 08, 2017

Roads will be blocked off around the concert venue in the east of Paris while police will help security guards to check fans as they arrive for the show. "Today's One Love Manchester benefit concert will not only continue, but will do so with greater objective", Braun said in a statement. Instead of completely cancelling the tour, Ariana , her manager Scooter Braun and her team immediately moved into action to organize the One Love Manchester benefit, which raised over $13 million. (more...)
Ariana Grande's Manchester benefit gig was bold, triumphant
- June 06, 2017

Before launching into her hit Side To Side , Grande told the crowd: 'I want to thank you so much for coming tonight and being so happy and strong and unified. The benefit concert has been a star-studded and emotional affair, with heartfelt speeches from performers like Pharrell and Miley Cyrus . Grande told the audience that her song selection was influenced by the mother of 15-year-old Olivia Campbell , who died in last month's bombing . (more...)
Wonder Woman Gets $11 Million In Thursday Previews
- June 05, 2017

Diana now knows that she must leave the island to help fight in this war and ultimately kill Ares, the son of Zeus, in order to put an end to all wars. After viewers caught the first public showings of Wonder Woman , they came out of theaters revealing that the superhero blockbuster does not include a post-credit scene. (more...)
Kathy Griffin Apologizes for Gruesome Trump Photo but Backlash Builds
- June 02, 2017

Al Franken told CNBC on Thursday. 'I sincerely apologize , ' she said. First Lady Melania Trump was another high-profile and very vocal critic of Tyler Shields' Kathy Griffin photo shoot, as she called the photo depicting her beheaded husband "very disturbing" while suggesting Griffin may have some mental health issues. (more...)
RJ Balaji: I'm a Rajini fan, but his political entry doesn't RJ Balaji: I'm a Rajini fan, but his political entry doesn't
- May 30, 2017

Super Star Rajinikanth is an Indian film actor. Speaking at an India Today TV event in New Delhi on Sunday, Shah responded to a query on the growing speculation surrounding the superstar's entry into politics. I have a profession, work, duty and so do you. And even though there is no confirmation from the veteran actor, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said he is looking forward to it, if it happens, and he added that the saffron party has "an appropriate position for him", reported News18. (more...)
China says no one should bring chaos to Korean peninsula
- May 29, 2017

Hours after the Cheonan corvette was sunk in 2010 by what Seoul later said was a North Korean torpedo attack, killing 46 sailors, the patrol boat Sokcho "spotted unidentified objects which were moving north at a great speed and she opened up with 76 mm cannon", Yonhap news agency reported . (more...)
GOP Montana win may be blip in Democrats' anti-Trump hopes
- May 29, 2017

Gianforte was charged with misdemeanor assault on Wednesday, the night before the election, after he brutalized a journalist at a campaign event in front of several witnesses. Still, Republicans now have to answer for the fact that one of their own elected officials is now facing assault charges. Media called the special election to replace Ryan Zinke , who now is Trump's Secretary of the Interior, an early test of Trump's popularity, which POTUS acknowledged in an unsolicited shout-out ... (more...)
Centre provides over Rs 1 lakh-crore aid to Telangana: Amit Shah Centre provides over Rs 1 lakh-crore aid to Telangana: Amit Shah
- May 26, 2017

Perturbed over the allegations of BJP national president Amit Shah on Telangana government's failures, Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao dared him to prove his allegations or apologise to Telangana for trying to hamper the state's image, investments and development. (more...)
Bella Thorne and Scott Disick Have PDA-Filled Day in Cannes Bella Thorne and Scott Disick Have PDA-Filled Day in Cannes
- May 25, 2017

Bella Thorne and Scott Disick . The " Keeping Up With the Kardashians " star was spotted on a date night with Bendjima Monday at Gotha nightclub in Cannes. " Kourtney is having fun and he makes her happy", a source said. "Scott is an absolute mess", the source also claimed. As she told the father of her children during the vacation episode, "I think something I've learned on this trip that is that we need to just move on". (more...)
Normani Kordei comes third in Dancing with the Stars final
- May 25, 2017

After weeks of stunning competitive dancing , the final three couples advance to the finals of "Dancing with the Stars ", live, MONDAY, MAY 22 (8:00-9:01 p.m. "[During the season] we would rehearse for hours and hours a day and now we don't", Slated explained. You can catch the winners Wednesday morning on Good Morning America on ABC . (more...)
A look at the top moments from the Billboard Music Awards
- May 24, 2017

Drake set a new record at the Billboard awards by taking home 13 trophies Sunday night. Hosts Ludacris and Vanessa Hudgens at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas , Nevada May 22, 2017. "I think it was mostly luck and a little bit of something thrown in". Viacom18 English entertainment cluster VP and programming head Hashim D'souza said, "After a successful partnership on the MTV Movie and TV Awards, we are sure that the partnership with Vivo is further going to strengthen ... (more...)
British police name Manchester attacker as Salman Abedi
- May 24, 2017

British authorities have identified the suicide bomber as Salman Abedi. The news organization did not elaborate on what brought Abedi to the attention of authorities. A school in northern England has identified one of the victims in the bombing as Georgina Callander , a former pupil. Hospitals officials say the wounded included 12 children under 16. (more...)
Nicole Kidman has 4 films at Cannes; welcomes challenges
- May 23, 2017

The 49-year-old Australian actress stunned while promoting Mise à mort du cerf sacré ( The Killing of a Sacred Deer ) - one of her four movies competing at the 2017 Cannes International Film Festival in Cannes , France. I'm raising a six and an eight year old who are in school so there's only a certain amount of time I can work due to their school year. A few queasy critics walked out of the screening when it got a bit gory and there were even a few boos. (more...)
Trump seeks reconsideration of sanctuary cities ruling Trump seeks reconsideration of sanctuary cities ruling
- May 23, 2017

In order to make the executive order constitutional, Sessions states that sanctuary jurisdictions will only be blocked from accessing grants from the Department of Justice or the Department of Homeland Security, "and not other sources of federal funding". (more...)
Chris Cornell's funeral to be held in LA on this Friday Chris Cornell's funeral to be held in LA on this Friday
- May 22, 2017

Audioslave disbanded in 2007, but Cornell and Soundgarden reunited in 2010 and released the band's sixth studio album, " King Animal " in 2012. During a recent show in the Boston area, they joined with many in the music community in paying respects to the loss of singer Chris Cornell . (more...)
Sensex rises on GST push; makes 2nd weekly gain Sensex rises on GST push; makes 2nd weekly gain
- May 20, 2017

Sensex up 45 points at 30,480 and Nifty up 6 points at 9,435. BSE Consumer Durables closed down by 2.08 per cent, BSE Energy closed down by 1.56 per cent, BSE FMCG closed down by 1.54 per cent, BSE Healthcare is closed down by 0.85 per cent, BSE Telecom index closed down by 1.74 per cent, and BSE Auto Index closed down by 1.98 per cent. (more...)
Liam Payne quits smoking for son Liam Payne quits smoking for son
- May 20, 2017

The One Direction singer and his partner Cheryl welcomed their baby son Bear in March, and although the name is not the one Liam wanted, he said he now agrees it has a similar impact to his more traditional choice. I just did cold turkey, I knew my son was coming, and I was like, I'm not gonna be smoking with my son, that's not right. "I'll be honest with you, she's doing it all herself at the moment because she wants to know what it feels like when I'm not there", he said on Wednesday ... (more...)
Accidental Fentanyl Overdose Nearly Kills Ohio Patrolman After Traffic Stop Accidental Fentanyl Overdose Nearly Kills Ohio Patrolman After Traffic Stop
- May 17, 2017

The drivers tried to get rid of the evidence, but left white powder all over the auto. After arresting the men, Green and his fellow officers followed station protocol for handling drugs by wearing gloves and a mask as they searched the vehicle for evidence, authorities said. (more...)
Harry Styles never felt need to label his sexuality Harry Styles never felt need to label his sexuality
- May 15, 2017

He shared: "The thing that I'm happiest about is that I didn't leave there in a place of, 'I feel so supressed.' I never felt like I was faking it". More recently has been said to be dating food blogger Tess Ward. Seriously, Styles' cover of Kanye West's "Ultralight Beam" is going to make you fall in love with him all over again, and it shows how unique the newly solo singer's style is turning out to be. (more...)
The worst movie of 2017? King Arthur is a disastrous bomb The worst movie of 2017? King Arthur is a disastrous bomb
- May 15, 2017

Being a Guy-Ritchie-directed adventure, stylized fighting abounds with only an occasional instance of important dialogue. King Arthur: The Legend of the Sword is now out in theaters. Snatched fell behind Schumer's Trainwreck, which opened to $30.6 million in July 2015. The R-rated comedy marks Hawn's first turn on the big screen in 15 years. (more...)
Harry Styles' Debut Solo Album Has Arrived Harry Styles' Debut Solo Album Has Arrived
- May 13, 2017

He scales "We're not just we're gonna stand in the place of you and me" with a disarming sincerity. Definitely sounds likes Styles might be referencing the music video for Swift's own song, "Style", which has always been rumored to be about her history with the 23-year-old. (more...)
SmackDown Recap: Jinder Mahal Pins Randy Orton SmackDown Recap: Jinder Mahal Pins Randy Orton
- May 12, 2017

Corbin starts warning everybody about his championship pursuits, but he is attacked by Sami Zayn , who was attacked by Corbin two weeks ago on Talking Smack. But the artist was wary of the show-off, as he countered with some strong style of his own and sent Ziggler packing. After the match, The Usos interrupt the celebration to cut an intense and odd promo about how they are going to retain the SmackDown Tag Team Championships at Backlash . (more...)
WWE RAW's Braun Strowman injured, will miss 4-8 weeks after surgery
- May 09, 2017

Miz informed Dean that he'd gotten a call from Stephanie McMahon which drew chants of "DELETE" from the fans in the 02 Arena. Braun Strowman with one arm tied behind his back vs. There will be a number one contender's tag team turmoil match on the episode to determine the next challengers for The Hardys' titles. Strowman has now been cleaning house in the main event, including a clean pinfall over Roman Reigns at "Payback 2017". (more...)
Woah! Is Salman Khan planning to launch Mouni Roy? Woah! Is Salman Khan planning to launch Mouni Roy?
- May 06, 2017

Today, Sonakshi is a successful actress and she is thankful to Salman Khan for giving her a big break in the industry. "Salman is particularly impressed by Mouni's ' desi looks". The actress is now seen in TV series, Naagin 2, which is said to be is soon going off air and is expected to be back with its third season in November with the new cast. (more...)
Kim Kardashian announces new Glam Masters reality show Kim Kardashian announces new Glam Masters reality show
- May 04, 2017

The victor will sign on to work with Kim Kardashian - who serves as executive producer on the series - as the Beauty Director of Kardashian Apps. "I'm such a beauty-junkie and am fascinated by how artists are able to transform someone's look with makeup", Kardashian West added. (more...)

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